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Benghazi

or Bengasi

[ben-gah-zee, beng-] /bɛnˈgɑ zi, bɛŋ-/
noun
1.
a seaport in N Libya: former capital.
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Benghazi

/bɛnˈɡɑːzɪ/
noun
1.
a port in N Libya, on the Gulf of Sidra: centre of Italian colonization (1911–42); scene of much fighting in World War II. Pop: 1 080 500 (2002 est) Ancient names Hesperides, Berenice (bɛrəˈnaɪsɪ)
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